Creating and Using Posts in WordPress
Posts are the entries that display in reverse chronological order on your home
page. In contrast to pages, posts usually have comments fields beneath them and
are included in your site's RSS feed.
To write a post successfully in your website using WordPress follows the
Step 1: Login in to WordPress Admin
Panel or Dashboard
Step 2: Click on the ‘Posts’ menu
option and select ‘Add New’
Step 3: Fill all the entries
Step 4: As needed Category, Post Tag,
Format and many more, you can attach with posts.
Step 5: If you are ready to publish
the post then click on ‘Publish’ button.
Let's see a brief demonstration on it.
Open the login page and login in to WordPress Admin Panel (Dashboard)
Now click on the ‘Log In’ button. Following window will be visible after the
Now click on the ‘Posts’ menu and select ‘Add New’ option.
In the above image there are some area is highlighted such as Save Draft button,
Preview button, Format, Page Header, Text Area, All Post, Categories and Post
Tags etc. Let’s see a brief description about these.
All post screen displays the all posts in website.
The highlighted are displays the all the posts in your site here you can edit,
delete or modify the post.
You can use categories to define sections of your site and group related posts.
The default category is “Uncategorized” until you change it in your writing
From the above snapshot it is clear that if you want to add new category then
just fill all the information related to category into left pane such as
Category Name, Slug, Parent and description and then click on ‘Add New Category’
button, once category added successfully it will be visible at right pane.
Here I have taking an example of adding
C# as a category.
You can assign keywords to your posts using Post Tags. Unlike categories, tags
have no hierarchy, meaning there’s no relationship from one tag to another.
Let’s see an example on how to add post tags?
To create tags just fill the all information and then click on ‘Add New Tag’
button, created tag will be visible at right section of page.
Now fill all the information of post, let’s see the demonstration.
Here ‘Save Draft’ button is used for save post as draft, ‘Preview’ button is
used for to see preview of page in the website and publish button is used for
publish the post. After selecting all appropriate options click on the ‘Publish’
After successful publish the post, post will be visible as follows.